Traditional and Complementary Medicine

  • Eve and Evil. Hypnoanalysis of Demonic Possession. A Case-Study.

    Eve & Evil. Hypnoanalysis of Demonic Possession. A Case-Study. József P. Vas MD H-+527. Soltész Nagy Kálmán u. 1. 1/5, Miskolc, Hungary. A woman, named Eve, has been possessed by Evil. She is continuously tortured by host of visions and cursed by demonic voices. She has a miscarriage and commits suicide several times. The therapist builds up a Jungian type of hypnotherapy and hypnoanalysis based upon Eve’s fairy tale experiences come from her childhood. The patient’s absolute good and evil…

  • A traditional formulation of Shorea robusta resin found effective in excision wound model in rats

    A traditional formulation of Shorea robusta resin found effective in excision wound model in rats Shrijana Shakya and Deepak Bashyal Department of Pharmacy, Institute of Medicine A large proportion of the population of developing countries still uses traditional medicines, either as a result of the high cost of Western pharmaceuticals and health care, or because the traditional medicines are more acceptable from a cultural and spiritual perspective(1). The WHO estimates nearly 80% of the population still depends upon herbal medicines…

  • Spartial Distribution of Phytochemical and Antifungal Evaluation of Six Medicinal Plants in South-West, Nigeria

    Spartial Distribution of Phytochemical and Antifungal Evaluation of Six Medicinal Plants in South-West, Nigeria *Oladejo, S. O.1, Olawuyi, O. J.2, Awoniran D.R.1 and Mudasiru, O. M.3 1Department of GIS, Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria 2, 3Department of Botany, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria The phytochemical and antifungal evaluations of the leaves of six plant species (Chromolaena odorata, Euphorbia hirta, Ficus asperifolia, Momordica charantia, Nicotiana tabacum and Spondias mombin) in Nigeria were studied. The leaves of these plants…

  • Fracture Rehabilitation in Ayurveda

    Fracture Rehabilitation in Ayurveda Rajeshwari PN, Arya S Menon, Soumya MS, Rabinarayan Tripathy, Shaithya Raj Dept. of Shalya Tantra (Surgery), Amrita School of Ayurveda, Amritapuri, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India. Rehabilitation of fracture is the act of restoring an injured part to its former state through proper therapy and training,so as to improve the quality of life. After proper union of fracture, it is desirable that the joints regain normal functions and shape, which is why rehabilitation is an inevitable treatment…

  • Lotus Leaves an Alternate Wound Dressing Material in Chronic Non-Healing Venous Ulcers

    Lotus Leaves an Alternate Wound Dressing Material in Chronic Non-Healing Venous Ulcers Dr. Rajeshwari P. N1, Dr. Sreejith S. J2, Dr. Sharath S.G3 1Associate Professor, Dept of Shalya Tantra (Surgery), Amrita School of Ayurveda, Amritapuri, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham,India; 2P.G Scholar, Dept of Shalya Tantra (Surgery), Amrita School of Ayurveda, Amritapuri, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham,India; 3Associate Professor, Dept of Rachana Shareeram (Anatomy) Amrita School of Ayurveda, Amritapuri, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham,India It is a case report of 48-year-old male patient of chronic non-healing…

  • In Vivo effects of dosage of leaf, bark and root extracts of V. paradoxa on diarhoea-induced albino rats

    In Vivo effects of dosage of leaf, bark and root extracts of V. paradoxa on diarhoea-induced albino rats M. B. FALANA 1*, M. O. BANKOLE2 and A. M. OMEMU3 1*Department of Biological Sciences, AL- Hikmah University Ilorin, P.M.B 1601, Nigeria. 2Department of Microbiology, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), P.M.B 2240, Nigeria.3Department of Food Service and Tourism, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), P.M.B 2240, Nigeria. In vivo study of different dosages (50mg/kg and 100mg/kg) of various solvent extracts (water,…

  • Design and Development of Cuminum cyminum L. Seed Extract Microemulsion for Anaemia

    Design and Development of Cuminum cyminum L. Seed Extract Microemulsion for Anaemia D. A. Chougule*1, D. T. Gaikwad2, R. J. Jarag3 *1, 2Departments of Pharmaceutics, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur-416013, Maharashtra, India; 3Department of Pharmacology, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur-416013, Maharashtra, India The aim of study was to develop and evaluate microemulsion for permeation enhancement of Cumin in treatment of anaemia. Successful attempt was made to carry out formulation of Cumin loaded microemulsion. Oleic acid selected as oil…

  • Therapeutic Communication Process in Traditional Medicine Broken Bone Massage: a Case Study in Citapen, West Java, Indonesia

    Therapeutic Communication Process in Traditional Medicine “Broken Bone Massage”: a Case Study in Citapen, West Java, Indonesia Diah Fatma Sjoraida, Edwin Rizal, Evi Novianti, Rully Khairul Anwar,Merryam Agustine Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia Traditional medicine in Indonesia, especially broken bone massage, is usually done by experienced personnel or therapist whose got skills from their family or derived down from generation to generation since Dutch Colonial era. This study aims to find out about therapeutic communication process in traditional medicine, in this case,…

  • Petiveria alliacea L. in Chronic noncommunicable diseases

    Petiveria alliacea L. in Chronic noncommunicable diseases Soares, C. L. R. 1,2; Neto, P. P. M 2; Silva, M. R. P. 3; Lucena, C. C. O. 4; Pereira, P. S. 5; Silva, T. G. 6 1Estudante Graduação em Ciências Biológicas da Universidade Federal da Paraíba- UFPB; 2Estudante de Pós Graduação em Ciências Biológicas da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco- UFPE. 3Estudante de Graduação do Curso de Ciências Biológicas da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco- UFPE; 4Estudante de Pós Graduação em Ciências Farmacêuticas…

  • The use of acupuncture as a complementary procedure in the rehabilitation of phonoaudiological complaints

    The use of acupuncture as a complementary procedure in the rehabilitation of phonoaudiological complaints Santos L.M.S.¹; Pereira M.E.M.² ¹Pós-Graduanda em Naturologia – Estratego; ²Docente/Mestre em Educação para o Ensino na Área de Saúde do Centro Universitário de João Pessoa/UNIPE Introduction: Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese practice currently recognized by the Federal Speech and Hearing Therapy Council through Resolution No. 272/2001. It can be applied as a complement to speech therapy therapies, since it contributes to an overall improvement of the…